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A Longer, More Complex GRE is on the Horizon

Attention, all prospective MBA applicants considering taking the GRE as part of your entrance requirements. In six months, aspiring graduate school and business school students will face a vastly different and more difficult GRE ”“ …

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GMAT Hacks: A Small Improvement Can Be a Dangerous Thing

The better you get at GMAT questions”“especially math”“the more you’ll get into a spirit of figuring things out. When you know all the rules and formulas, math can be fun, at least in the sense …

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What Makes Tough Verbal Questions Tough

One of the more frustrating things about verbal content on any standardized test is that you have to read and absorb material you have virtually no interest in. To make questions more difficult, the GMAT …

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GMAT Unveils Study Guide Series for the Visually Impaired

Last week, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced the release of a new series of test-prep books in a digital talking book format designed to help the visually impaired and people with reading-based disabilities …

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What Makes Tough Quantitative Questions Tough

Many of the most difficult problems are those that cover multiple content areas at once. For instance, Problem Solving #248 in The Official Guide is a tricky permutations problem disguised within coordinate geometry. The coordinate …

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5 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety

Test anxiety plagues most people preparing for the GMAT to some degree. Peter Aranda, executive director and CEO of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management–the preeminent organization for promoting diversity and inclusion in American …

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